CALABARZON responds to Taal Eruption

Concerned CALABARZON agencies and Batangas LGUs consolidated their response efforts as the Philippine Institute Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the Taal Volcano Alert to Level 3 amid the one-kilometer high short-lived dark phreatomagmatic plume and increasing level of sulfur dioxide emission on July 1. The recent volcanic activities has prompted PHIVOLCS to prohibit entry in continue reading : CALABARZON responds to Taal Eruption

NEDA Region 4A orients Region 8 on CALABARZON Project Monitoring System

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) IV-A through its Project Monitoring and Evaluation Division conducted an orientation to Region VIII via Zoom on June 3 on the implementation of its CALABARZON Project Monitoring System (cPMS). The orientation was requested by NRO VIII to look into the possibility of adopting the said online project monitoring system in continue reading : NEDA Region 4A orients Region 8 on CALABARZON Project Monitoring System

CALABARZON RDC-SCC strengthens Local Culture and Arts Councils

In celebration of the 2021 National Heritage Month, the CALABARZON Regional Development Council Sub-Committee on Culture, in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) conducted a Culture and Governance Training on May 19, 25 and 26 via videoconference. The training capacitated the local culture and arts focal persons in the CALABARZON continue reading : CALABARZON RDC-SCC strengthens Local Culture and Arts Councils

CALABARZON RDC PSRs discuss Adopt-a-Family Initiative

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) discussed the Adopt-A-Family (AAF) Initiative during their 2nd Quarter Coordination Meeting on May 27. The AAF is an RDC PSRs-led initiative which aims to provide a sustainable support system for families that were vulnerable to socioeconomic risks, and whose conditions were even more aggravated by continue reading : CALABARZON RDC PSRs discuss Adopt-a-Family Initiative

RDC IV-A’s Economic Committee aims for sustainable development in REINA area

The Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SCED), during its 2021 second quarter meeting on May 14, endorsed to the Regional Development Council (RDC) the creation of a convergence team with the aim of formulating a development plan towards the sustained rural development in the Real, Infanta, General Nakar (REINA) Area. The creation of a team continue reading : RDC IV-A’s Economic Committee aims for sustainable development in REINA area

CALABARZON Infrastructure Committee pushes infrastructure connectivity in Quezon

The Sectoral Committee on Infrastructure Development pushed the infrastructure connectivity in Quezon Province by endorsing the Real-Infanta-General Nakar (REINA) interconnectivity initiatives to the CALABARZON Regional Development Council during its second quarter meeting on May 18. The initiatives include the preparation of REINA Infrastructure Connectivity Plan, construction of bridges along General Nakar-Dingalan Road, and water supply continue reading : CALABARZON Infrastructure Committee pushes infrastructure connectivity in Quezon

CALABARZON monitors LGUs’ shift to digital transactions

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council-Sectoral Committee on Macroeconomy and Development Administration discussed the status of Local Government Units (LGUs) readiness to shift to digital transactions during its meeting on May 12, 2021 via videoconference. The Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Law in 2018 mandated all cities and municipalities to automate their business permitting and licensing continue reading : CALABARZON monitors LGUs’ shift to digital transactions